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Dental Crowns in Mexicali – Mexico


Several Americans and Canadians are looking into dental tourism destinations in Mexico to circumvent the soaring dental costs in their homeland.

One such place is Mexicali, which is just across the border from Calexico, California and is fast becoming a popular destination for good quality, reasonably-priced dental work. Not only is the price of dental crowns in Mexicali a lot lower, but also one can combine a vacation along with the dental trip!

Dental Crowns in Mexicali Mexico

Did You Know?

Nearly 15 million Americans have crowns and bridges as replacement for missing teeth! – AAID

Why Choose Dental Crowns in Mexicali – MX?

Our network dental clinic in Mexicali, Mexico is American Dental Association (ADA) certified and has been serving national and international clients for over 38 years. Some of the other reasons for choosing us include:

Hi-Tech Dental Equipment

The dental center utilizes cutting-edge technology, including:

1) Intraoral Camera

It is an excellent way to diagnose existing and possible problems within the mouth. It helps the dentist by enlarging the inside view of the mouth and transmits the same on a monitor.

2) Intraoral X-ray Sensor Digital System

Digital intraoral sensors are X-ray imaging equipment that provide high resolution images to the dentists for better treatment planning.

3) Cavitron

Cavitron makes dental cleaning procedure more comfortable and efficient. Its ultrasonic waves shake the tarter and plaque off teeth.

4) LED Curing Light

LED Curing Light is the equipment used for dental restorations involving resin. It can also be used on various dental materials that are cured by light.

5) Autoclave

Autoclave is sterilization equipment used to disinfect or clean dental equipment.

Why Choose Us for Crowns in Mexicali Mexico

In-house Dental Laboratory

To decrease dependence on outside labs and provide efficient dental crown treatment to its clients, the dental center has its own on-site dental lab in Mexicali, Mexico.

Dental Lab Mexicali

Accepted payment modes include Personal Checks, Travelers Check, Cash,

MasterCard and Visa

Easy Connectivity

Mexicali can be reached via the following options:

1. By Air

Mexicali is served by the General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (IATA: MXL, ICAO: MMML) located nearly 12 miles away from our affiliate dental center.

Another airport from the US side of the border is Imperial County Airport (IPL / KIPL), which is about 20 miles from here.

2. By Car

The border town is easily accessible by car (from the US) through Calexico. Once you reach the US/Mexican border you can either park your car there or take it along in to Mexico.

Some of the US cities which are close to Mexicali, MX and are easily reachable by road include:

US CitiesDistance From Mexicali, MX
Calexico6 miles
El Centro18 miles
Brawley28 miles
Imperial Valley38 miles
Riverside County178 miles
Coachella Valley112 miles
Salton Lake70 miles
Palm Springs125 miles

Did You Know?

It is mandatory to carry Mexican auto insurance if you are planning to drive into Mexico. It can be purchased online or on a border crossing before entering the country.

US-Mexico Border Crossing

Additional Services

  • Free calls to the USA and Canada
  • Complimentary transportation from and to the border
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking facility
  • Medical pass for fast border crossing

TnC apply

Calexico

Baja Vacation

While you get your dental crowns in Mexicali, combine it with a vacation to the Baja countryside. The city has some amazing tourist destinations including:

1) Sol Del Niño

An interactive museum of science and technology is perfect for a family outing. It offers a fun learning experience to the kids. It also has an IMAX room where one can watch interesting documentaries.

From our affiliate dental clinic, the museum is just a 5-minute drive away.

2) City Zoo and Forest Area

The Mexicali Zoo and Forest Area have several tourist attractions, such as the Museum of Natural History, the botanical garden, the Paseo de las Culturas Prehispánicas and the lake. The zoo is home to 25 different species of mammals and has a host of children’s activities.

The zoo is a 15-minute drive from the dental center.

Admission Charges for Adults and Children: $1 USD

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 to 17 hrs

3) Vicente Guerrero Park

It is one of the oldest parks of the city and is about 5 minutes from the dental clinic. The park has large green areas and several activities for children

What is a Dental Crown?

A crown is also called a cap that completely covers a tooth that is broken down or decayed.  There are several reasons to have a crown fitted:

  • To restore a damaged tooth
  • To provide strength to a weak tooth
  • To improve the cosmetic appearance of the teeth

Dental Crown Placement Process

How is a Crown Placed?

The following steps are involved in placing a crown:

  • The outer portion of the tooth is prepared to receive the cap.
  • An impression is taken to provide a model for the crown.
  • The crown is fabricated using the impression and the dentist places it in the mouth and makes the necessary adjustments.

Types of Crowns

The most common materials for teeth caps are:

1. All-Porcelain/All-Ceramic

Since all-ceramic or all-porcelain crowns are composed of translucent porcelain.they tend to create a more natural look for the tooth.

2. Zirconia Crowns

Zirconia crowns are exceptionally durable and tough. Teeth restored with zirconia have very aesthetic results because it does not contain any metal element.

3. Metal Crowns

Metal crowns endure biting and chewing forces well and last longer in terms of wear down. They are less prone to chipping or breaking as compared to ceramic crowns. They are a good choice for molars.

4. PFM Crowns (porcelain-fused-to-metal)

In PFM crowns, a metal shell is joined to a porcelain surface. Unlike metallic crowns, PFM crowns can be color-matched to the adjacent teeth. However, at times, the metal can show through as a dark line. These crowns can be a good option for back teeth where the metal is needed for strength.

Benefits of Dental Crowns

Did You Know?
Specialized equipment is required to process Zirconia and our clinic in Mexicali has a Zirkonzahn milling machine for the same.

5 Major Benefits of Dental Crowns

1. High Survival Rate

According to Pott P-C and colleagues, a survival rate of 100% was observed for all-ceramic single crowns at 5 years. 1

2. Improved Functions and Aesthetics

A dental crown helps to restore a tooth back to its original size, shape, and color. Moreover, a damaged tooth can also be strengthened with a dental crown.

As per Samer MS and colleagues, all-ceramic crowns produce high aesthetic outcomes.2 Dental caps not only improve the general appearance but also add to one’s self-confidence byimproving the smile.

3. Easy and Simple Procedure

The procedure of crown placement is minimally invasive and does not require intensive effort.

4. Prevents Further Damage

A dental crown fortifies the tooth against any further damage and prevents sensitivity.

5. Customized

Dental crowns are designed to suit an individual’s mouth in terms of shape, size, color, and fit.

Your trip to Mexicali, Mexico for dental crowns will be facilitated by Medical Tourism Co (MTC) which has A+ Better Business Bureau (BBB) ranking and a successful track record of more than 10 years.

For more information on Dental Crowns in Mexicali, Mexico, get in touch with us now and get FREE Pricing!

References:

  1. Pott P-C, Eisenburger M, Stiesch M. Survival rate of modern all-ceramic FPDs during an observation period from 2011 to 2016. The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics. 2018;10(1):18-24. doi:10.4047/jap.2018.10.1.18.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5829283/
  2. Samer MS, Faraz Q, Al-Dubai SAR, et al. Clinical Outcomes and Predictors of Satisfaction in Patients with Improved Lithium Disilicate All-Ceramic Crowns. Medical Principles and Practice. 2017;26(5):470-479. doi:10.1159/000481864. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5757594/

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